Science: Researchers map history of dog breeds

From the delicate, minuscule Yorkie to the powerful, hulking Great Dane, dog breeds are as diverse as they are beloved as household pets and companions.

Now, researchers have pieced together the largest family tree of dogs ever compiled.

In a study published in Cell Reports, researchers have explained how over two decades, they used gene […]

Same as it ever was: Americans love their Labs

To the surprise of absolutely no one, the American Kennel Club (AKC) recently released its rankings for the most popular dog breeds in 2016, and again declared the Labrador retriever as the most popular — for the 26th consecutive year.

Besides the fact many think they’re 80-pound lap dogs, and their happy tails can clear […]

Westminster welcomes new breeds (and cats, too?)

American hairless terrier

Three new dog breeds are being welcomed to the pack at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the most prestigious canine competition in the United States. These, however, are not the only new furry faces you will see, as the event will also feature a special program dedicated to, wait […]